Want to Learn More

Educational Opportunities – There are many classes available to the public. Some are free, some require pre-registration.

  • Home Gardening Series  – Our Home Gardening Series is an offering of classes with gardening topics of interest to the general public. They are typically two hour sessions held at various Hanover Libraries on Saturday mornings from January through April. They are free and open to the public. Schedule and some documentation from 2018. Tentative Schedule for 2019. 
  • Master Gardener Training – Virginia Cooperative Extension offers training to those wanting to learn more about gardening. The course is 60 hours long taught over a series 10 weeks. Registration is required. Fee structure for the course is as follows: $175 with volunteer service or $275 for classroom training only without volunteer service. Details 
  • Virginia Cooperative Extension Celebrates Volunteer Service During National Volunteer Week 

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Be sure to check out the link to the Virginia Cooperative Extension web site. They have hundreds of articles available to answer most any question. Link to documents on Virginia Cooperative Extension Web Site